MSc Cognitive Neuroscience


University of York    Department of Psychology

Full time September MSc 1 year full time Award winner
Medicine (26) Psychology (31)

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The MSc Cognitive Neuroscience programme at our university offers a fascinating exploration of the brain mechanisms that shape human behaviour. By combining psychology and neuroscience, you will gain a deeper understanding of complex mental functions such as memory, language, emotion, perception, attention, and consciousness. With access to the state-of-the-art York Neuroimaging Centre, you will have hands-on experience with cutting-edge technologies like fMRI, MEG, EEG, and TMS. The programme is designed for students with a 2:1 or equivalent in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology, or a related discipline. This MSc will equip you with valuable skills for careers in research, clinical psychology, and more.

About the course

Develop your understanding of the brain mechanisms that underpin human behaviour

Cognitive neuroscience examines the biological processes that help us to understand complex mental functions such as memory, language, emotion, perception, attention and consciousness. 

While psychology focuses on understanding the structure of the mind through behavioural experiments, neuroscience provides a window on how these processes occur in the brain.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent in Psychology, Neuroscience, Biology or a related discipline

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

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